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Halloween


Spooky Snacks and Treats

We like entertaining on Halloween (and all autumn long) with an assortment of casual, satisfying snacks. Everything from spicy kettle corn to ripe tomatoes stuffed with luscious guacamole.

 

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Harvest Comfort Food Fiesta

We’re getting ready for our annual Halloween party--our favorite excuse to cook (and to dress in costume). While the kids trick-or-treat, we’ll be home sipping spiked cider and nibbling on crisp veggies dipped in a spicy pumpkin seed dip.

 

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Haunted Harvest

Maybe it’s the candy. Maybe it’s the colorful pumpkins and the haunted houses.  Halloween never fails to resurrect our inner child. We get a kick out of the fake headstones, scary scarecrows and ghoulish mummies our neighbors use to decorate their homes. To do our part, we answer the doorbell in full costume. This year we’re thinking Frankenstein and Nurse Ratched (don’t ask).

 

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Halloween Chili Party

What’s not to like about fall? Fresh fruits and vegetables literally tumble out of produce aisles and farmer’s markets. It’s all about abundance and what’s in season. Pumpkins, for instance, take center stage on the back porch (and kitchen) just as the air crisps and daylight dwindles.

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